Kazan is the capital of Tatarstan Republic, a large port on the bank of Volga river at the place where Kazanka river is flowing into it. Kazan city is the one of the largest economical, political, scientific, educational, cultural and sport centers of Russian Federation.
The capital of Tatarstan republic which had 1000 years anniversary in 2005 is one the most extraordinary cities of the country. Kazan has unique ability of blending two different sides of its life: antiquity and modernity, Asia and Europe, islam and orthodoxy. Russian and Tatar cultures do not confront but merge in this beautiful city.
Kazan city tour is an entertaining trip with sightseeing of such famous places of Kazan as Kazan Kremlin with its beautiful Kol Sharif mosque, the magnificent Blagoveshenskiy Cathedral (the Cathedral of Annunciation) and Soyembika tower, which has many legends and tales.
After Kazan Kremlin you'll visit National Cultural center “Kazan”, the Marcani mosque, Kazan university complex and the Church of the Elevation of the Holy Cross, the place where the Kazan Icon of God's Mother was found.